The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 98 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Lync 20 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 1.43% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.10% 7.79% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 16
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
Lync
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
392 308 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.83% 18.30% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 319 274 278
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region.

Lync Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
3 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
3 17 (34.69%) VMware
3 17 (34.69%) Office 365
3 17 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (24.49%) ITIL
6 10 (20.41%) Windows
6 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
6 10 (20.41%) Unified Communications
7 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (16.33%) SQL
8 8 (16.33%) Citrix
8 8 (16.33%) SCCM
9 7 (14.29%) MS Office
9 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 6 (12.24%) MCSE
10 6 (12.24%) NetApp
10 6 (12.24%) Use Case
11 5 (10.20%) Business Development
11 5 (10.20%) XenApp
11 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (8.16%) CGI

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
1 17 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.69%) Office 365
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Unified Communications
2 4 (8.16%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) PBX
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Consultant
2 9 (18.37%) Messaging Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) IT Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Account Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Sales Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) GIS
2 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) Use Case
4 5 (10.20%) Business Development
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Service Management
5 4 (8.16%) ITSM
6 3 (6.12%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) CRM
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.24%) MCSE
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) MCSA
6 2 (4.08%) CCA
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.08%) HP ASE
6 2 (4.08%) HP MASE
6 2 (4.08%) NCIE
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) XenApp
4 4 (8.16%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
6 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix
4 6 (12.24%) NetApp
5 4 (8.16%) Dell
5 4 (8.16%) Computacenter
6 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.12%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec
8 1 (2.04%) McAfee
8 1 (2.04%) Lumension
8 1 (2.04%) Open-E
8 1 (2.04%) Mitel
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco
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